Instruction 2 Industry: A Career Expo Event for High School Students

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Join us for our upcoming regional career exploration event and participate in live virtual sessions held every night starting on Monday, February 13 through February 16, 2023. You will learn about a wide variety of potential career paths and post-secondary options that will prepare you for the next chapter of your educational journey.

Career Clusters

These career clusters will be highlighted in this event:

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education & Training
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Science
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
  • Marketing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Explore Careers with Naviance Student

Now is a great time to log in to Naviance Student and update the college and career-readiness tasks in preparation for this event. The Naviance Student tool can provide students with an in-depth awareness of personal interests and talents along with the education and training needed to pursue a career goal through strategic academic and career planning.

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Register Now!

Register for the event on the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce's event website with a personal email.


CTE Staff

Dr. Sarah J. Martin

Doug Wright

CTE Administrative Coordinator
Tim Vaughan

Workforce Development Coordinator
Nasir Ayoub

Workforce Development Coordinator
Danielle Meyer

Administrative Assistant II
Diana Collins

Monday, February 13, 2023

Session 1 (4-4:55 p.m.)

Architecture, Construction, & Energy

If you cannot see a lego set without wanting to build a skyscraper, a career in Architecture, Construction, or Energy may be the cluster for you. Start building the pathway to your own future when you hear from the industry experts on this panel. These diverse professionals will share their stories and valuable insights on the field and what it takes to succeed in this growing arena.

Session 2 (5-5:55 p.m.)

Education & Training

The Education and Training career cluster includes teacher, coaching, and instructor roles; helping people to grow and develop at all stages, and in all aspects, of their life. If you are passionate about supporting the journeys of others, this may be the discussion for you! A group of industry professionals will speak to their own experiences and provide valuable insight into this pathway.

Session 3 (6-6:55 p.m.)

Health Sciences

The Health Science cluster includes careers related to veterinary science, medical care, and public health. In high demand, this pathway offers a lot of different opportunities. This discussion brings together a diverse group of industry professionals to share their own experiences and provide valuable insight.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Session 1 (4-4:55 p.m.)

Business, Finance, & Marketing

The Business, Finance, and Marketing clusters cover all aspects of the work world with opportunities from Internet start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. A group of industry professionals will speak to their own career journeys, and provide valuable insights for your future careers.

Session 2 (5-5:55 p.m.)

Government, Public Administration, & Law

The Government, Public Safety and Administration, and Law pathways include careers in the military, public servants, and emergency services. If you have a desire to serve your community and your country you’ll want to hear from this group of industry professionals. These dynamic individuals will speak to their own experiences, and provide valuable insight into the world of public service.

Session 3 (6-6:55 p.m.)

Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Session 1 (4-4:55 p.m.)

Arts, A/V Technology & Communication

The Arts, A/V Technology and Communications cluster may be a great choice for creative people. It includes writers, artists, and every aspect of the theater. If you are interested in a career that communicates your passions, this is the session for you! A diverse group of industry professionals will speak to their own experiences and provide insights into the varied opportunities within this pathway!

Session 2 (5-5:55 p.m.)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics

The STEAM career cluster includes some of the most in-demand employees, like biologists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, chemists, and geoscientists. If you took your toys apart, just to see how they work, or you cannot see a problem without trying to find a solution, this could be your future. Professionals will speak to their own experiences, and provide valuable advice for what you can be doing today to prepare yourself for your future in STEaM.

Session 3 (6-6:55 p.m.)

Information Technology

The Information Technology (IT) cluster is for aspiring developers, web designers, network administrators, data center and cybersecurity specialists. IT careers are as varied as the people who fill them. If computers are your interest, check out this panel! IT professionals with diverse experience will share their stories and offer valuable insights into what it takes to succeed in this high demand industry.

Session 4 (7-7:55 p.m.)

Tourism, Hospitality, & Recreation

The Tourism, Hospitality, and Recreation cluster represents almost 10% of the American workforce. With 7 of the 20 fastest growing occupations projected in the next decade, this pathway could be an integral part of your future plans. Come hear from professionals from all aspects of the field on how they go where they are and how you can be a part of this high-growth industry!

Thursday, February 16, 2023

4-7:55 p.m.

Career Fair Exhibitor & Information Session Breakout Rooms